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Aqua Expeditions Takes on Indonesia

Aqua Expeditions introduces Aqua Blu, a long-range explorer yacht that will take guests on seven- or 12-night trips through the Indonesian archipelago.

What Your Hotel's Toiletries Are Telling You

Does a hotel's toiletry brand matter? Our writer argues it does. Bath products serve as a sort of code, telling you what sort of experience you can expect.

Best Amenities: Editors' Choice 2020

From beaches and baths to more-unconventional offerings, these are our Editors' Choice Award winners for Best Amenities.

Indelible Memory: A Santa Barbara Salt Cave

Many Santa Barbarans aren't even aware that one of the largest Himalayan salt caves in North America sits in the center of downtown. We had to investigate.

Relaxation Guaranteed: 13 Favorite Spas in the World

Many Hideaway Report-recommended properties offer on-site spas and fitness centers. But the list below showcases 13 of our favorite wellness retreats.

Tbilisi’s Best Sulfur Bath

The recently renovated Chreli Abano bathhouse may be geared to tourists, but our editor booked a VIP room and had a great experience.

Heckfield Place Opens in Hampshire

After a 10-year renovation, the long-awaited Heckfield Place opened its doors in September, becoming Britain's newest luxury country house hotel.

Sacred Valley Spa

A 17th-century hacienda has been turned into a unique spa at explora Valle Sagrado, in Peru. Guests can swim in a heated pool with views of the Andes.

Taking the Waters in Bath

Bath has three thermal springs. The King's Spring rises within The Roman Baths; the other two, the Hetling Spring and the Cross Spring.

Just Back From | California's The Golden Door

Laura Triebe, one of our Travel Consultants, recently spent a full week relaxing at Golden Doorset in the North San Diego County foothills.

Special Recognition: Hotels | 2015 Grand Awards

Each year, we have the pleasure of recalling our travel experiences and singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. Here are our favorite hotel features around the world.

In the News: Polynesian Paradise

In July, Tetiaroa will see the opening of The Brando, a resort of 35 villas, each with its own outdoor dining area, pool and private stretch of beach.

In the News: Spring
 Spa Debut

Nowadays, spas have become mandatory at hotels with pretensions to luxury. But the European tradition of spa hotels began in the mid-19th century.

Indelible Memories From a Year of Travel

Travel is often exhilarating and intoxicating, but it also bequeaths a fund of memories that is a lifelong source of solace and delight. Here are four highlights from 2013 that will forever inspire interludes of fireside reverie

A Spa to Avoid in Miami

Canyon Ranch near Tucson has long been regarded as America’s premier spa resort, so I expected its Miami sibling to be similar. I was disabused of this notion on arrival.

Reader Survey 2013: Top 20 Spa Resorts

This year's Favorite Spa Resort list is filled with properties from the United States, including those in Arizona, Massachusetts, California, Texas and Hawaii. A few international destinations made the list, as well, including Cambodia, Mexico and Thailand.

Spa Hotels and Resorts in Italy’s Spectacular Dolomites

The Dolomites, a range of dramatic limestone spires rising to nearly 11,000 feet, lie a two-and-a-half-hour drive north of Venice.

2013 Special Recognition Awards

Special Recognition Awards call attention to hotels, restaurants, staff and travel experiences of special note that Mr. Harper encountered within the past calendar year of his travels.

The Imperial Spa and Salon, New Delhi

The guest spa of the Harper-recommended Imperial in New Delhi, the Imperial Spa and Salon, launched in December 2010 and has quickly become one of the most widely regarded urban retreats in India.

Reader Survey 2012 Favorite Spa Resorts

Reader Survey 2012: Top 10 Spa Resorts

Canyon Ranch, Tucson   1. Canyon Ranch Tucson, Arizona 2. Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Paradise Valley, Arizona 3. Enchantment Resort

Mallorcan Olive Oil

Some of the best souvenirs are edible, which is why we decided to hunt down some of the excellent Oli s’illa olive oil served?at the Son Brull Hotel.